New technology taken to commercial level to help mitigate pain in lambs during marking.
A video has emerged of a woman and man allegedly breaking into a farm and releasing a mob of ewes and lambs from a containment yard.
With a big rain event forecast and a shortage of heavy sheep to fill Chinese orders, mutton sales kicked into another gear this week.
In the same way that Blackall's pioneering industrialists had a vision of building their town on the back of wool value-adding, the latest community leaders want to use wool processing to rebuild the region in the 21st century.
ATTEMPTS at amateur caesarean sections on birthing ewes has landed a Victorian farm manager in hot water, with a fine for animal cruelty.
The lamb market is continuing to climb towards the high winter peaks the industry has been predicting.